Instructables: exploring - woodworking - furniture http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:25:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cedar Fence Picket Outdoor Bar / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Fence-Picket-Outdoor-Bar-Countertop/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:03:51 PDT
Wooden Tray from Wood Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tray-from-Wood-Scraps/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:57:02 PST
Console Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Console-Table/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:17:24 PST
Munchkin Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Munchkin-Chest/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:26 PST
Custom Coffee Table Ottoman http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Coffee-Table-Ottoman/
Custom Coffee Table Ottoman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/UR3U/HQDUTFGC/FXNUR3UHQDUTFGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/UR3U/HQDUTFGC/FXNUR3UHQDUTFGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/UR3U/HQDUTFGC/FXNUR3UHQDUTFGC.SMALL.jpg cmonaco3 My parents had avoided getting any sort of coffee table for their living room for a long time so I decided I would build one for them. I decided an ottoman style coffee table would be perfect so I designed and build this one. This coffee table ottoman is constructed from oak and the top cushion is a...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:02:21 PST
Cherry and walnut sculpted bench http://www.instructables.com/id/cherry-and-walnut-sculpted-bench/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:16:05 PST
Log Slice Wine Rack How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Slice-Wine-Rack-How-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZSK/G7DYJZGM/FIEXZSKG7DYJZGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZSK/G7DYJZGM/FIEXZSKG7DYJZGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZSK/G7DYJZGM/FIEXZSKG7DYJZGM.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry Got any log slices laying around with nothing to do? Put them to work in your kitchen holding wine bottles!
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:07:42 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Aluminum-Table-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I bought a cheap table off Craigslist for a few bucks. It's top was damaged pretty bad, so I decided to remove it and try something new. I've had this large round of aluminum for years in my shop. It was bolted to my drill press when I got it. I polished it up, added JBWelded some cool bolt heads a...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:59:18 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Aluminum-Table/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:47:57 PDT
Rustic Drink Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Drink-Coasters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KH74/HL5FJFP0/F1AKH74HL5FJFP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KH74/HL5FJFP0/F1AKH74HL5FJFP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KH74/HL5FJFP0/F1AKH74HL5FJFP0.SMALL.jpg mr.mountaineer Hello, i just wanted to show off a set of coasters i made. they are made of 1" slices of a white oak tree limb cut on a table saw, sanded to 320 grit, and sprayed with 5 coats of clear enamel paint. The stand is made of the same tree limb, cut into quarters, and nailed onto slats cut from the same l...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 15:18:27 PDT
Pallet Garden Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Garden-Sofa/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:46:45 PDT
vertical reclaimed wood contemporary art wall coat hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-reclaimed-wood-contemporary-art-wall-coat/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:49:10 PDT
Upholstered Pine stool for dressing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Upholstered-Pine-stool-for-dressing-table/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:09:24 PDT
Custom Plug How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Plug-How-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/XQDO/HJ5ZVTR1/FRTXQDOHJ5ZVTR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/XQDO/HJ5ZVTR1/FRTXQDOHJ5ZVTR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/XQDO/HJ5ZVTR1/FRTXQDOHJ5ZVTR1.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry Scott shows you how to use your skills on the lathe to make any size plug to conceal any bolt, screw, or other hardware you use to fasten your joints and tenons. To see more of Scott's work, visit www.SanJuanCarpentry.com
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:25:05 PDT
Oak Bed Room Set Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Bed-Room-Set-Restoration/
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:39:11 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Tipi-Furniture/
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Wed, 8 May 2013 14:20:27 PDT
Make a real Viking Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-real-Viking-Stool/
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:28:00 PDT
Techshop built Cabinet (Walnut, Maple, Mahogany, Cherry) http://www.instructables.com/id/Techshop-built-Cabinet-Walnut-Maple-Mahogany-C/
Techshop built Cabinet (Walnut, Maple, Mahogany, Cherry) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/WRTS/HEI4FNYZ/F44WRTSHEI4FNYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/WRTS/HEI4FNYZ/F44WRTSHEI4FNYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/WRTS/HEI4FNYZ/F44WRTSHEI4FNYZ.SMALL.jpg kjbills I LOVE THE TECHSHOP!!!  Being a woodworker, I have access to everything I need to build whatever I need to.  I was asked to build a low cabinet for a friend, and he drew out the plans...I was excited to get going on such a beautiful piece.  Planing and joining and gluing. FIRST, I chose the w...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:04:48 PDT
Greene & Greene Inspired Hall Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Greene-Greene-Inspired-Hall-Table/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:00:40 PST
Build a dining room console table (side or serving table) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-dining-room-console-table-side-or-serving/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 06:49:33 PST
Home Made Mini Coffee Table Using Junk Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Mini-Coffee-Table-Using-Junk-Material/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/UF6T/HCJOCWTV/F9QUF6THCJOCWTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/UF6T/HCJOCWTV/F9QUF6THCJOCWTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/UF6T/HCJOCWTV/F9QUF6THCJOCWTV.SMALL.jpg tplim My family and I enjoyed using this table while surfing the net with 42 inches LED TV. Bottom right image showing self renovates kitchen (still in-progress as can be seen there is no door yet on the cabinet). Bottom left image showing some material leftover when I completed my kitchen flooring. Mate...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:13:57 PST
Puzzle-Cut How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Cut-How-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/4978/HAQ38076/FUS4978HAQ38076.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/4978/HAQ38076/FUS4978HAQ38076.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/4978/HAQ38076/FUS4978HAQ38076.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry In this tutorial, Scott shows in much more detail how to craft the puzzle-cut shelf. This technique can also be used for dresser sides, door panels, or anywhere else you might need a really awesome panel.
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:06:27 PST
Jewelry Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Armoir/
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 00:08:33 PST
Log and Live Edge Wood Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-and-Live-Edge-Wood-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/FS0T/H9G10MCW/FXCFS0TH9G10MCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/FS0T/H9G10MCW/FXCFS0TH9G10MCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/FS0T/H9G10MCW/FXCFS0TH9G10MCW.SMALL.jpg noahw This guide focuses on wood projects that are made with logs, sticks and live edge boards.  When most people think of wood they imagine they way it looks when it comes from the lumber yard, cut in nice long straight boards with perfect 90 degree corners.  However, there's a whole lot of ways you can ...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:24:05 PST
~ Pro Footrest from Salvaged Materials ~ http://www.instructables.com/id/-Pro-Footrest-from-Salvaged-Materials-/
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 13:37:06 PST
Display Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Case/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:33:03 PDT
Easy Edge Banding for Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Edge-Banding-for-Plywood/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 00:54:20 PDT
Eccentrically Turned Wood Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Eccentrically-Turned-Wood-Figure/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:27:52 PDT
Folding Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Pallet-Chair/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:09:37 PDT
Scrap Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Nightstand/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 20:43:43 PDT
Building a Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Windmill/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 17:47:24 PST
Expandable formal dining table that seats ten and fits in a closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Expandable-formal-dining-table-that-seats-ten-and-/
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 00:30:22 PST
Footstool with hidden sliding storage compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Footstool-with-hidden-sliding-storage-compartment/
Footstool with hidden sliding storage compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/GZV4/GZ6T0JTY/FVMGZV4GZ6T0JTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/GZV4/GZ6T0JTY/FVMGZV4GZ6T0JTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/GZV4/GZ6T0JTY/FVMGZV4GZ6T0JTY.SMALL.jpg Runeshai Welcome to my footstool instructable!  I hope you're in for the long haul, because this thing took some work!  I compiled my process through photos and text (edited several times) into what's hopefully a solid jumping-off point for your own adventure into small-scale furniture making. The steps her...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:42:41 PST
Kathi Diva's Prayer Altar http://www.instructables.com/id/Kathi-Divas-Prayer-Altar/
Kathi Diva's Prayer Altar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9WVI/GVSACO0S/FRL9WVIGVSACO0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9WVI/GVSACO0S/FRL9WVIGVSACO0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9WVI/GVSACO0S/FRL9WVIGVSACO0S.SMALL.jpg Kathidiva I designed and built this Prayer Altar as a gift to my friend who is Hindu.  She has been wanting a large Prayer Altar for many years but did not have a lot of extra money to spend on one.  She came to me about making one for her but I was very nervous because I had never built steps; let alone, an ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 14:49:45 PST
How To Glue Up A Wood Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Glue-Up-A-Wood-Table-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/H348/GV8SCU4I/FI5H348GV8SCU4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/H348/GV8SCU4I/FI5H348GV8SCU4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/H348/GV8SCU4I/FI5H348GV8SCU4I.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry I'll show you how to glue up a table top using 2" aspen boards that still have the natural edge. Then we'll use that table top to make bar stool seats!
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 23:01:31 PST
Wooden Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Wardrobe/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 15:35:05 PST
How to install a glass door for cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-glass-door-for-cabinets/
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By: Woodooz

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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 02:57:11 PDT
How to install a cabinet door http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-cabinet-door/
How to install a cabinet door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/J1WJ/GTB9OMHG/FF6J1WJGTB9OMHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/J1WJ/GTB9OMHG/FF6J1WJGTB9OMHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/J1WJ/GTB9OMHG/FF6J1WJGTB9OMHG.SMALL.jpg Woodooz Installing a cabinet door is a very easy and functional activity and can be done with the help of few easy-to-use tools. While the need to install a door may not be so frequent, this tutorial will help when you have a creaking / broken door that needs replacement. Considering this is the first DIY t...
By: Woodooz

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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 22:53:54 PDT
Revive outdoor furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Revive-outdoor-furniture/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 11:06:03 PDT
Nomadic Life 2: Mediacase http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomadic-Bookcase-2-Mediacase/
Nomadic Life 2: Mediacase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8LZI/GQZJNPJU/FSK8LZIGQZJNPJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8LZI/GQZJNPJU/FSK8LZIGQZJNPJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8LZI/GQZJNPJU/FSK8LZIGQZJNPJU.SMALL.jpg zachsoniasummers Disclaimer: I am not a professional/certified carpenter of any sort and by no means an authority on carpentry. This tutorial is the documentation of a perpetual amateur taking a stab at yet another craft. Therefore, whatever I state here is just an opinion on way method of constructing a bookcase ba...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:43:36 PDT
How to make Log Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Log-Lamps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/FMLI/GOHM3QGV/F6MFMLIGOHM3QGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/FMLI/GOHM3QGV/F6MFMLIGOHM3QGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/FMLI/GOHM3QGV/F6MFMLIGOHM3QGV.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry Scott shows how to build two awesome lamps using burl aspen!
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 14:25:26 PDT
RECYCLE A GARDEN BENCH http://www.instructables.com/id/RECYCLE-A-GARDEN-BENCH/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UWU0/GMIGFAEO/FYKUWU0GMIGFAEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UWU0/GMIGFAEO/FYKUWU0GMIGFAEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/UWU0/GMIGFAEO/FYKUWU0GMIGFAEO.SMALL.jpg lesteryoder This is a green Instructable. If you have an old garden bench or park bench that is falling apart, "RECYCLE IT". This instructable only takes a few tools and a small amount of new wood such as oak, cypress, redwood, or even treated wood. I like oak hardwood myself, it just really looks nice after ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2011 14:53:58 PDT
UNIQUE FURNITURE http://www.instructables.com/id/UNIQUE-FURNITURE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/S1QA/GKS0T1EX/FBPS1QAGKS0T1EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/S1QA/GKS0T1EX/FBPS1QAGKS0T1EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/S1QA/GKS0T1EX/FBPS1QAGKS0T1EX.SMALL.jpg ZoDo             I had a little space in my room and I wanted a furniture that could fit there. Unfortunately I couldn't find something that would please me an also fit in that place. So I bought some MDF (Medium-density fibreboard) and decidet to make the furniture myself.              I've used Pro 1...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2011 14:25:36 PST
Wood and Steel Sidetables http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Steel-Sidetables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/OTTX/GKKEKVSZ/FVAOTTXGKKEKVSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/OTTX/GKKEKVSZ/FVAOTTXGKKEKVSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/OTTX/GKKEKVSZ/FVAOTTXGKKEKVSZ.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables!  These sidetables were made by my father 15 years ago.  Everything was scrap, except for the quarter inch steel used in the base, which only cost $30.  The steel pipes were scrap schedule 40 piping, and the wood would have been used for firewood.  As you can see, both table-to...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:47:21 PST
Computer Desk From Old Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Desk-From-Old-Dresser/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/T6MW/GKJF7OSI/FLNT6MWGKJF7OSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/T6MW/GKJF7OSI/FLNT6MWGKJF7OSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/T6MW/GKJF7OSI/FLNT6MWGKJF7OSI.SMALL.jpg knife141 I made this computer desk from an old dresser picked up at a flea market.  I didn't take a photo of the dresser before I refinished it, but sanding, staining, and a few coats of varnish were the first steps. I removed the center drawer and mounted a keyboard slide where the drawer once was.  To mak...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:09:05 PST
How to modify an entertainment center to fit a HDTV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-modify-an-old-entertainment-center-to-fit-a/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 07:37:34 PST
My Vertical Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Vertical-Shoe-Rack/
My Vertical Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/UW3S/GFMBY7GL/FPZUW3SGFMBY7GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/UW3S/GFMBY7GL/FPZUW3SGFMBY7GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/UW3S/GFMBY7GL/FPZUW3SGFMBY7GL.SMALL.jpg pcapelo Good news everyone, My friend  always complained that she needed a better shoe rack. It's not that you can't buy it, but the ones you see on the market are really limited (maybe I am just too picky). LOL There are a lot of good projects online and after some research I chose one and decided ...
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Sat, 23 Oct 2010 15:39:11 PDT
How To Make A Wooden Flip-Flop Paper Weight / Notepad Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Wooden-Flip-Flop-Paper-Weight-Post/
How To Make A Wooden Flip-Flop Paper Weight / Notepad Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/HVDK/GERP5GER/FF5HVDKGERP5GER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/HVDK/GERP5GER/FF5HVDKGERP5GER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/HVDK/GERP5GER/FF5HVDKGERP5GER.SMALL.jpg shifu This instructable covers how to make an easily replicated wooden flip-flop paper weight / post-it note holder. They make great gifts for friends and cute desk ornaments.  Show off your woodworking skills by making one yourself :] Difficulty: Beginning - Intermediate A good project to gain experie...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 09:48:17 PDT
Energy-Efficient Radiator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-Radiator-Cover/
Energy-Efficient Radiator Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/DEQ9/GE1Y90MP/F49DEQ9GE1Y90MP.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Originally, I wanted to build a radiator cover that would protect my daughters from our cast-iron, steam radiators. Steam radiators get much hotter than hot water radiators, and I was concerned that they would get burned. As I researched different designs, I found a lot of discussion about whether y...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 22:43:14 PDT
How to build a personalized desk/table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-personalized-desktable/
How to build a personalized desk/table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/9TRP/GEQQOBVR/F4X9TRPGEQQOBVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/9TRP/GEQQOBVR/F4X9TRPGEQQOBVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/9TRP/GEQQOBVR/F4X9TRPGEQQOBVR.SMALL.jpg kradeki Ever wanted that perfect desk for your work habits? Ever had that corner in your apartment that needed a table but you could never find something that fit? This instructable will lead you through the process of researching, designing, and building a table for your specific purposes. For your referen...
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Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:19:03 PDT